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City Girl (1930)

US 89m, B&W, Silent Director: F.W. Murnau; Cast: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, David Torrence, Edith Yorke, Anne Shirley, Tom McGuire City Girl is the story of a woman who marries … Continue reading

04/16/2015 · Leave a comment

Tartuffe (1925)

Germany 74m, B&W, Silent Director: F.W. Murnau; Cast: Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, Werner Krauss, Lil Dagover, Lucie Höflich, Emil Jannings Tartüff is a film within a film adapted from the … Continue reading

03/19/2012 · Leave a comment

The Haunted Castle (1921)

Germany 81m, B&W Silent Director: F.W. Murnau; Cast: Arnold Korff, Lulu Kyser-Korff, Lothar Mehnert, Paul Hartmann, Paul Bildt, Olga Tschechowa A hunting expedition hosted by Lord von Vogelschrey is delayed … Continue reading

03/13/2012 · Leave a comment

Der Letzte Mann (1924)

Germany 101m, silent B&W Director: F. W. Murnau; Cast: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller; Emilie Kurz; Hans Unterkircher The Last Laugh is a deceptively simple film which follows the … Continue reading

02/23/2010 · 3 Comments

Faust (1926)

Germany 106m, Silent, B&W Director: F.W. Murnau; Cast: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Wilhelm Dieterle, Frida Richard, Yvette Guilbert Employing a combination of light, shadow and smoke, Faust is … Continue reading

12/27/2009 · Leave a comment

Nosferatu, Eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922)

Germany, 94m silent (B&W) Director: F.W. Murnau, Cast: Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav van Wangenheim, Greta Schroder Nosferatu is a masterpiece of horror and German expressionism that was illegally adapted … Continue reading

01/23/2009 · 1 Comment

Tabu (1931)

USA 84m, silent (B&W) Director: F.W. Murnau; Cast: Reri, Matahi, Jean, Hitu Tabu might best be described as ethnographic-fiction which combines Robert J. Flaherty’s documentary style with F.W. Murnau visual … Continue reading

11/23/2008 · Leave a comment